Graduates of a Tiverton High School summer boat-building program on Aug. 15 prepare to launch one of two boats they built. The six-week program was funded through the Workforce Partnership of Greater Rhode Island. The launch was held in Newport at an event hosted by the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association.
From the family-owned Lilypad moored in Newport Harbor to six arrivals at Fox Point Marina in Providence this summer operated by Boston-based SleepAfloat, houseboats are among the newest entrants to the state’s hospitality industry.
KVH Industries Inc. posted a 34.9 percent year-over-year increase in sales in the second quarter of 2013 and saw profit more than triple over the second quarter of 2012, the company reported Wednesday.
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